Silicon Valley. Two words that conjure thoughts of the startups and venture capitalists working feverishly to define the next new thing. But that corner of California doesn't have a lock on the tech that's rocking our world.
This summer, CNET News' reporters embark on a global hunt for innovation. Join us to see where they land, the people they meet, the innovations they uncover -- all from the comfort of your armchair. At CNET News, we make adventure easy.
More than 40 years ago, Chattanooga was declared the dirtiest city in America by the Environmental Protection Agency. The city cleaned up its air, revitalized its riverfront, and now has the largest and fastest broadband network in the US.Galleryby Marguerite Reardon
The World of Color show at Disney's California Adventure combines innovative water fountains, video projections on a giant mist screen and music. CNET's Brian Tong got a tour of the secret control room to see what it takes to put on the nightly spectacular.Videoby Brian Tong
For its Diamond Celebration, Disneyland revamped some of its classic rides and its biggest shows. CNET's Brian Tong got to go backstage to see how the park is using tech to make the Happiest Place on Earth more modern and magical.Videoby Brian Tong
For Road Trip 2015, a journey to Comic-Con reveals just how long fans are willing to wait to see celebrity panels about upcoming films and TV shows. This year's must-stand-in-line event: the upcoming "Star Wars" film.Articleby Nick Statt